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Beer City 20k Relay in Asheville, North Carolina

Pull together a team of 4 and come celebrate beer with us at one of Asheville’s first breweries.
~ Green Man Brewing ~

Saturday, May 27th, 2023

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find Asheville North Carolina.  With it’s clean mountain water, Asheville has a long legacy of beer brewing and now hosts over 30 craft breweries as well as some of the best breweries in the country.  On the top of many lists of must see cities for the beer enthusiasts, this mountain town is also a mecca for runners, bikers and hikers alike. We are beyond excited to be hosting the Beer City Relay again in 2023, an event that encapsulates running and craft beer.

Our host brewery for 2023 is Green Man Brewery. Established in 1997, Green Man Brewing celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2022. They’ve had many years to prefect their beers and you can taste it.

Event Overview

The event is meant to be a fun 5k relay with a team aspect.  The course consists of one 5k loop that will be raced 4 times to complete the 20k distance.

Race Day – Saturday May 27th

First Wave of Runners starts at – 8:00am

Starting Line  and relay exchange – just across from Green Man’s Green Mansion at 27 Buxton Ave.

Green Man Brewery Green Mansion in Asheville NC

Course Map

Pull together a team of 2 or team of 4 to run the Beer City Relay in Asheville, NC

and celebrate craft beer with us at one of Asheville’s first breweries.
~ Green Man Brewing ~

Saturday, May 27, 2023
First runners start 8:00 am

Each team of 4 runner completes the same 5k course one at a time.

Each team of 2 runner completes the 5k twice.

The first wave of runners starts at 8am.

Grab some friends and come celebrate Beer City USA!

Make sure to register all team members under your chosen team name.

Enjoy a race after party and a beer on us for all participants (21+) at the Green Man Brewery, one of Asheville’s original breweries.

Team categories are:  All Male – All Female – Mixed Gender

Team  Packet Pick Up Options.

One team member can pick up the team packets.

Friday, May 26th, 4:30-6pm location TBD

Saturday, May 27th, 7:30am Green Man Brewery

Registration Fees

Early Bird – September 1st thru December 31st – $45

Online Registration – January 1st – May 24th – $50

Fees include –

  • Race tshirt
  • A Beer on us
  • $2 donation to Beloved Asheville
  • Commemorative finisher “medal”

Team Categories – Team Awards

All Male Runners – All Female Runners – Mixed Runners Team

The fastest team in each category will receive a special award for each team member.

Also, the two overall FASTEST teams (in any category) will receive four $25 gift certificates to Jus’ Running!

Event Parking

Green Man Brewing does not have it’s own parking lot. The race base will be located in the parking lot directly across from the main Green Man Brewery Mansion door.

Please give yourself and your team time to find street parking or parking in one of the many paid city lots.


The Beer City Relay and Kick It Events have a NO REFUND policy.  

We offer RegShield during the registration process to protect your purchase from injury etc. if you choose. 

You may transfer your registration to another runner up to 2 days before the event. Click the TRANSFER button on the registration page.

If you’d like to run a team of 4 as a team of 3, please let us know.